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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1155845.015 - Three D Rigging And Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Albany

Nr: 1155845.015Report ID: 0213100Open Date: 06/17/2016

Three D Rigging And Construction, Inc.
75 Riverside Ave.
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: Po Box 824, Glenmont, NY 12077

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Close Case:12/05/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1103067    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 86097.015Event: 06/17/2016Employee Is Killed When Large Cooling Fan Falls On Him While
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 17, 2016, an foreman employee was supposed to be preparing a large 30-ft. diameter fan, Cell E of Cooling Tower Fan Deck, for removal and assessing its condition. This included spraying PV Blaster on the bolts. The materials to block and sling the fan were supposed to be brought up from the ground. The employee was found underneath the fan, kneeling on a catwalk. He apparently used a 0.9375-in. wrench to remove bolts from vertical shaft of the fan. This loosened the fan, and gravity caused the fan to crush the employee's head and the employee was killed.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, lockout/tagout, head, fan, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1155845.015 Fatality Other

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